Last and Past


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Last adjective – Immediately past.
Usage example: last Thursday

Past is a synonym for last. In some cases you can use "Past" instead an adjective "Last".
Nearby Word: lasted
Synonyms for Last


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Past adjective – Earlier than the present time; no longer current.
Usage example: his youth is past

Last is a synonym for past. Sometimes you can use "Last" instead an adjective "Past".
Synonyms for Past

How words are described

good good last good past
long long last long past
painful painful last painful past
actual actual last actual past
Other adjectives: distant, criminal.

Things that words describes

series last series past series
couple last couple past couple
episode last episode past episode
season last season past season
Other nouns: time, level, novel, year, minutes, years, week, decade, days, hours, books, months, seasons, episodes.

Both words in one sentence

  • Last of His Kind When Rand integrated with the personality of his past self, he started thinking of himself as the last male Aes Sedai.
  • Last of His Kind Roland Deschain of The Dark Tower series is the last gunslinger, representing a past that most people remember only from stories.
  • The Byzantine Empire - henceforth refered to as Basileia ton Romaion, "Kingdom of the Romans" - the last remnant of the glorious Roman Empire of the age past, is on its last legs.
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